A collection of literature anthologies and reference books for Key Stage 3 onwards. A collection of contemporary short stories encompassing a variety of situations, characters, relationships, emotions and issues. The stories provide pupils aged 11-14 with an accessible approach to exploring personal thoughts and feelings. They also illuminate more far-reaching attitudes and values.
Introduction; 1. The Pudding Like a Night on the Sea: Ann Cameron; 2. Boys Will Be Boys: Wendy Edmunds; 3. Equal Rights: Bernard Ashley; 4. M13 on Form: Gene Kemp; 5. Bud's Luck: Peter Davidson; 6. The Co'vit: Robert Leeson; 7. Anti-snore Machine: Robin Klein; 8. Nothing to be Afraid of: Jan Mark; 9. The Poison Ladies: H. E. Bates; 10. Smart Ice Cream: Paul Jennings; 11. The Kitten: Alexander Reid; 12. Wolf Alone: Jan Needle; 13. The Banana Tree: James Barry; 14. Charles: Shirley Jackson; 15. The First Day of School: William Saroyan; 16. The Flying Machine: Ray Bradbury; 17. The Moonpath: Robert Swindells; 18. The Wind between the Stars: Margaret Swindells; 19. Court Martial: Charles C. O'Connel; 20. The Children of Grupp: Penelope Lively; 21. Little Black Pies: John Gordon; 22. Paths: John Christopher; 23. The Aliens: Roger Mallison; 24. The Star Beast: Nicholas Stuart Gray; 25. Breakfast: John Steinbeck.